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Printed Electronics & Membrane Switch
SGIA Archived Documents for the Printed Electronics & Membrane Switch Community
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  Adhesives Die-cutting Photo stencils
  Adhesives, conductive Die-cutting, laser Printed RFID labels
  Adhesives, UV curable Die-cutting, steel rule Plastic films
  Adhesives, printable Doming Plastics printing
  Chemicals Doming, membrane Pad-printed electronics
  Electrochemical Electronics, printed Digitally industrial printing
  Chemical machining Electronics, screen printed Resist inks
  Chemical Etching Electronics, inkjet printed Screen making
  Circuit boards, printed Film, capillary Industrial screen printing
  Circuit boards, screen printed Frit, silver Stainless steel screens
  Conductive film Inkjet printed,
membrane switches
Static control
  Conductive ink In-mold labeling Ultraviolet curing
  Coatings, conductive Ink, screen print U.V. chemistry
  Coatings, thermal Ink adhesion U.V. Curing
  Display, EL Metalized Plastic film  
  Display, flexible Mold making  

 

 
Adhesives

Surface mount 101, Process and design considerations for membrane switches part 1

A guideline to wet/dry ink deposit measurements #2
Surface mount 101, Process and design considerations for membrane switches part 2

A guideline to wet/dry ink deposit measurements #3
Pressure sensitive adhesives, a visual quality control

Physical changes in Polyester mesh during tensioning
Flip chip assembly with conductive adhesives
High tech materials deposition: The New frontier for piezoelectric drop-on-demand inkjet technology

Regulation for reducing VOC compound emissions from consumer products (article)

Polyester mesh capability study with UV inks
PPS overlay/Panel standards and inspection procedure

A guide for designing forming and molding with screenprinted LEXAN films

Surface energies, adhesion and process color
Polyolefin’s and surface energy: what you can do about adhesion failure

Glossary of finishing terms
Test procedures for tape adhesion and scratch resistance

Thermoforming material characteristics
Polyester thick film conductors and dielectrics for membrane switches and flexible circuitry

Solder paste printing components

Polyolefin’s and surface energy
A guideline to wet/dry ink deposit measurements #1


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Adhesives, conductive

Membrane switch interconnect using anisotropic conductive adhesives

Effects of Drying Temperature on Screen Tension

Surface mount 101: Processing and design considerations for membrane switches

Silver Migration in Polymer Thick Film

Flip chip assembly with conductive adhesives

Effects of Water Pressure and Chemical Treatment Combinations on Screen Reclaiming

Understanding and measuring electrical resistivity in conductive inks and adhesives

Rapid Tensioning of Polyester Screen Fabrics

Are polymer solders real?

How To Optimize Print Quality Through Stencil Testing

The art of design and manufacture of polymer thick film circuits

Using Electronic Coating Thickness Gauges Effectively in the Screen Printing Process

Polymer Thick Film Conductors and Dielectrics for Membrane Switches and Flexible Circuitry

Effects of Drying Temperature on Screen Tension Part 2

Materials and Parameters of Film Insert Molding

Effects of Drying Temperature on Screen Tension part 1

Metalized Plastic Film Manufacturing    


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Adhesives, UV curable

Applying UV-Curable PSAs with Printing Technologies

Adhesion Testing Format for UV Curable Inks
Inks as Applied to Close Tolerance

UV Curing Inkjet Raw Materials

A Primer on UV-Curable Inkjet Inks

The Economics of “True” 100% UV Curable Solids Electronic and Graphic Inks

The ‘Process Window’ of UV-Cured Inkjet Printing

Ultraviolet Screen Printing: from Backyard to Molecules

UV Chemistry & Controls

Screen Printing Ultraviolet Inks


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Adhesives, printable

The Film Lamination of Thermal Inkjet Media: Effects and Compatibilities

A Case For Industrial Web Processing
Durability Characteristics of Screen Printing Inks

Hard Coated Plastic Films
Pressure Sensitive Adhesives — A Visual Quality Control

Controlling Off-Contact
Surface Energies, Adhesion and Process Color

A Call for Standard Membrane Switch Construction Terminology
An Alternative to Pressure-Sensitive Tapes

From Screen Print to Final Cut: Digital All the Way
Adhesive spacers Surface Mount 101: A Primer For Applying LEDs And Other Components To Membrane Switches Profit with 3-D Doming


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Chemicals

Hazardous Industrial Chemicals – Precautionary Labeling Employee Right-To-Know Standards – The Hazard Communication Standard & Other Right-To-Know Laws

Effects of Water Pressure and Chemical Treatment Combinations on Screen Reclaiming

The New Wave of Chemical Regulation: Green Chemistry Initiatives

A Practical Guide to Plant Safety for Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Facilities

UV Curing Safety Manual

Navigating the Chemical Maze of the Screen Printing Process    

Electrochemical

Chemical Machining How to Anodize Aluminum

Limits of Fine Conductor Line Width Controlling the Variables with Motson Graphics


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Chemical machining

2004 A GUIDEBOOK FOR FIRST RESPONDERS DURING THE INITIAL PHASE OF A DANGEROUS GOODS/HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENT Emergency Response Guidebook

Polycarbonate (PC): Know Your Substrate
Hazard Analysis By Process Plastics: Understanding and identifying them
Thermoforming Material Characteristics

Single-Pass Printing: Implications & Possibilities
New Technologies, New Concerns: Safety & Health Implications of Digital Imaging Procedures

   

Chemical Etching

All-Metal Printing Screens

The Printing of Circuit Boards
Glass Imaging

Printed Electronics — Introduction
An Overview of Specialty Screen Printing Inks

A Reflection of the Future: RFID Today

Circuit boards, printed

Screenable LPI (Liquid Photo image) Solder Mask System The Multi-Material Analyzer: A New Opportunity for Process Measurement and Control

Polymer Thick Film: The Quiet Revolution

The Printing of Circuit Boards
Tolerances & Tolerancing Understanding the On-Press “Distortion Factors”

Screen Printing of PTF Materials—Process and Controls SGIA Interview – High-Production & Industrial Inkjet Printing

How to Improve the Quality of Screen Printing and Reduce Errors Inks as Applied to Close Tolerance


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Circuit boards, screen printed

A Practical Guide to Plant Safety for Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Facilities    


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Conductive film

Flip Chip Assembly with Conductive Adhesives Materials and Parameters of Film Insert Molding

PTF Electroluminescent Lighting Print In Place Using Electronic Coating Thickness Gauges Effectively in the Screen Printing Process

A Guideline to Wet and Dry Ink Deposit Measurement Methods part 3    


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Conductive ink


Surface Mount 101: A Primer For Applying LEDs And Other Components To Membrane Switches

A Comparison of Conveyorized Drying Systems
Start the Presses RFID printing Influence of Squeegee an Floodbar Lengths: Friend or Foe?

A Reflection of the Future: RFID Today Factors Which Influence Fine-Line Screen Printing

Screen Printing with Thermoplastic (Hot-Melt Inks) on Glass and Ceramics Rotary Screen Printing The Productive Solution for HF/UHF RFID Labels

Coatings, conductive

Proper Techniques and Process Control for Printing Overlay Front Panels Guideline for Uniform Ink Sample Preparation and Opacity Measurement
Metalized Plastic Film Manufacturing Controlling static electricity


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Coatings, thermal

Applying UV Inks & Coatings to Paper Solder Paste Printing Components


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Display, EL

Electroluminescent Film Promotes Thinking Outside the Box    

Display, flexible

PPS Overlay/Panel Standards and Inspection Procedure

An Overview of Electronic Ink, Electronic Paper and other electronic displays


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Die-cutting

Kiss Cutting with Steel Rule Dies    

Die-cutting, laser

Laser Integration: A high speed productivity boom for the screen printing industry Seizing the Digital Die Cutting Advantage

Die-cutting, steel rule

Tooling for the screen printing industry No More Make-Ready!
Using Bearer Bars to Cut Set-Up Times on Clamshell Presses

For Screen Printers Who Die Cut, Make or Buy Steel Rule Cutting Dies: A Management Decision Process    


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Doming

The Three Things You Need To Know About Doming Profit with 3-D Doming

Domes, membrane

A Call for Standard Membrane Switch Construction Terminology

The Battle of the Switch Overlay Films
Factors In The Choice of Overlay Substrate Materials For Membrane Switches    


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Electronics, printed

Bolt-to-Bolt Mesh Variation Precision Process Tools for Screen Printers - Part One

Estimating Ink Deposit in Screen Printing: Improving Your Accuracy

Precision Process Tools for Screen Printers — Part Two
Estimating Ink... The SPTF Way Energy Curing In Inkjet Digital Production Printing

U.S. Bureau of Census - Industrial Classification Systems for U.S. Facilities

Getting the Most from your Direct Emulsions
Troubleshooting Chart for UV Curing PAD PRINTING 101: The History, The Machines, Their Drive Systems and Accessories

Electronics, screen printed

CD-Recordable: Digital Labeling Options Influencing Variables on the Thickness of Ink and Paste Deposit and Printing Behavior in Screen Printing


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Electronics, inkjet printed

Single-Pass Digital Production Printing and Deposition    


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Film, capillary

Capillary Film Troubleshooting    


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Frit, silver

Image Evaluation in Screen Printing— a Technique for Acutance Measurement    

Inkjet printed, membrane switches

Necessity or Luxury? Fade-Resistant Inkjet Prints
A Primer on the Practical Physics of Inkjet Print Heads

The Evolution of Inkjet Media The Growth of UV Curable Inkjet

In-mold labeling

Film Insert Molding    


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Ink, screen print

Printing Inks and Quality:
The Principles of Ink Selection


Rheology and Its Shear Benefits

Influencing Variables on the Thickness of Ink and Paste Deposit and Printing Behavior in Screen Printing Understanding Your Choices for Ink Selection


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Ink adhesion

Paper, Plastics & Metal Part 2    


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Metalized plastic film

Metalized Plastic Film Manufacturing    


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Mold making

Mold Making    


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Photo Stencils

History of Screen Making & Quality Inkjet Film Making Simplified

Mesh Pretreatment & Degreasing
Exposure of Photostencils (Indirect and Direct/Indirect)

Process Control or Product Control
Computer-to-Screen & Film Technologies for Screen Printing

Copy Preparation for Screen Printing: Small Shop
Screenable LPI (Liquid Photoimage)

Screen Distortion/Image Distortion Calculation
Stencil Systems Review    


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Printed RFID labels

Working with Polyolefin Plastic Polyester (UP) - Know Your Substrate


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Plastic films

Hard Coated Plastic Films    


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Plastics printing

Identification of Common Plastic Substrates    


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Pad-printed electronics

Getting the Best Results from Pad Printing Inks

Pad Printing Primer
The Facts About Clichés    

Digitally industrial printing

Plant layout reference guide    


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Resist inks

Chemical Machining Squeegees
Selecting and Maintaining UV Ink and Coating Transfer Pumps Screen Printed Resists on Metals
How Print Quality is Affected by Stencil Physical Properties    


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Screen making

How Not to Kill a Screen
Screen Stretching Troubleshooting Guidelines

How Print Quality is Affected by Stencil Physical Properties

Mesh Pretreatment & Degreasing
Rotary Screen Coating Machines

Drying, Blockout & Retouching
Effects of Water Pressure and Chemical Treatment Combinations on Screen Reclaiming Causes of Serration Phenomena in the Contours of Direct Emulsion Stencils & Edge Definition of the Print

Rapid Tensioning of Polyester Screen Fabrics UV Curing and Radiometers: How it all Works

How To Optimize Print Quality Through Stencil Testing High Tension Screens and the Quality of the Printed Image

Using Electronic Coating Thickness Gauges Effectively in the Screen Printing Process

An Updated View on Screen Fabric Handling for Quality Screen Printing
Effects of Drying Temperature on Screen Tension Part 2

Screen Mesh: Do You Know What You're Buying?
Effects of Drying Temperature on Screen Tension Part 1 The Influence of Relatively High Tension to Synthetic Mesh: Technical Points


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Industrial screen printing

A Case For Industrial Web Processing Dynamic Troubleshooting 240 “On-Press” Print Problems for High-Definition Screen Printing: Part V

Principles of Quality Control Dynamic Troubleshooting 240 ‘On-Press’ Print Problems for High-Definition Screen Printing: Part I

The Theory and Practice of UV Screen Printing

Various Ink Systems for Metals
Formulation Factors and Functional Characteristics of Screen Printing Inks

Screen Printed Resists on Metals
Plant Layout reference guide Ventilation

Surface Treatments of Polyethylene and Polypropylene for Decorating
Plant Layout reference guide Floor plan

Screen Printing by Vacuum & Atmospheric Pressure
Personal Protection for Solvent Vapor Exposure    


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Stainless steel screens

All-Metal Printing Screens
The Ultimate Screen for close Tolerance Screen Printing
Tolerances & Tolerancing    


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Static control

Tools to Control Static  

 


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Ultraviolet curing

UV Curing and Radiometers: How it all Works

Data Collection for Troubleshooting UV Problems


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U.V. chemistry

UV Chemistry & Controls  

 


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U.V. curing

UV CURING SAFETY MANUAL Setting a Safe UV Curing Operating Window for Production

Drying or curing: a choice of application Ultraviolet (UV) Curing Systems Checklist/Guide

Maintenance of UV Curing Equipment Handling without Hazard A guide to graphics ink safety

Bright Idea: UV-LED Inkjet Curing How Can I Tell When my UV Ink Print is Properly Cured?

Advances in Process Control for UV Curing. Parameters for UV Curing in the Commercial Shop

Production Parameters for UV Decal Screen Printing UV Curing for the Screen Printing Industry

Radiometers — The Best of Intentions Water Based or UV—Why Not Both?

UV Cure Reactors for Screen Printing Comparison of Methods for Generating UV Radiation

Care and Feeding of Your UV Reactor UV Curing: Effective Use of Radiometers in Quality Control — The Thin Red Line

The ‘Process Window’ of UV-Cured Inkjet Printing Procedures for the Safe Use of UV-Curable Inks

A Primer on UV-Curable Inkjet Inks UVacise-Hands-On Exercises to Better Understand Your UV System, UV Measuring Instruments and UV Process

Troubleshooting Chart for UV Curing Printing with UV-Curable Materials


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